Jonathan Ko


Jonathan is an APA titled sports and musculoskeletal physiotherapist. The title serves as a mark of formally recognised distinction for expert knowledge and skills in the area of sports and musculoskeletal/spinal physiotherapy which is awarded through the Australian Physiotherapy Association.

Over the years, Jonathan has developed passion and superior skills in identifying and correcting bio-mechanical faults. This has earned him a reputation as a health professional who has the ability to treat not only the symptoms but more importantly the source of the patient's problems.

In the field of sports, Jonathan has worked with various teams of different levels ranging from Division 5 to Nationals. Higher performance involvements include experiences with the Australian Touch Football Association, Sydney AFL premier league and SA premier rugby union club. He has also worked as part of the medical team at the CrossFit Regionals (Pacific Region, Australia) and the Australian National Judo Championship. He is also active in providing physio coverage to special events such as the City-2-Surf, the SMH Half-Marathon and other sporting championships.

For his profession, Jonathan is currently serving his term as the chairperson for the NSW chapter of Musculoskeletal Physiotherapy Australia. He is also actively involved in teaching and convening professional development courses for other registered physiotherapists and health professionals.

More Articles

  1. The rate of full-thickness rotator cuff tear progression.
  2. The effects of weight loss on knee pain and kinematics
  3. Predictors of recurrent lateral ankle sprains
  4. Criteria for return to running after ACL reconstruction
  5. Foam rolling quadriceps to alter hamstrings pain threshold
  6. Lumbar mobilisations and hamstring ROM
  7. Exercise programs to prevent a new episode of neck pain
  8. Manual therapy for knee OA: what are the benefits?
  9. Cold water immersion following Ironman triathlon
  10. Rotator cuff pathology and shoulder mechanics
  11. 2018 consensus statement on treatment of Patellofemoral Pain
  12. Risk factors for hamstring injuries in football
  13. Effect of static vs. PNF stretching on hamstring flexibility
  14. Risk factors for overuse injuries in runners
  15. Patellofemoral pain treatment for runners
  16. Regional manual therapy and motor control exercise for LBP
  17. Corticosteroid vs. anaesthetic injections for shoulder pain
  18. Manual Therapy and Plantar Fasciitis
  19. Accuracy and safety of dry-needle placement
  20. Lower limb injury prevention with foot orthoses
  21. Shoulder strength values and ratio for swimmers without pain
  22. Pull-down exercises and the subacromial space
  23. "Text neck" and neck pain in young adults
  24. Mobilization alone or with neuroplasticity education in CLBP
  25. Predicting recurrence of LBP after an acute episode
  26. Safe lifting: what do health professionals believe?
  27. What patients think about the cause of their CLBP
  28. What do patients seek in primary care physiotherapy?
  29. Subacromial Shoulder Pain - those who have and don't have it
  30. Manual therapy for LBP with associated disc degeneration